Thursday, November 20, 2008


Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

John Wallace Raisbeck of American Motors is born in Coronel, Chile
The Fox Motor Company is organized in Philadelphia, PA by Ansley H. Fox, inventor of the Fox shotgun
Howard E. Coffin, Vice President and Chief Engineer of the Hudson Motor Car Company 1909-1930, is killed at age 64 by an accidental gunshot wound in Sea Island Beach, GA
Racer Carlos Panini is killed near Oaxaca, Mexico during the Pan-American Road Race
Irving R. Bacon, an artist who was the “court painter” for Henry Ford, dies in El Cajon, CA at age 86

Source: Automobile History Day By Day, by Douglas A. Wick

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